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  • AGOTIME: Her Legend. by Gleason, Judith.
    Gleason, Judith.
    AGOTIME: Her Legend.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grossman Publishers, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel based on the story of a Black queen of Dahomy who was sold into slavery after the death of her husband, and brought to Brazil her vudu, Zomadonu, king of the water spirits. A book which is "at once an historical novel, an African folk-legend, and a tale of the supernatural and the occult." Ends with a chapter on "In Search of the Legend." Illustrated with drawings by Carybe. Glossary, 300 pp plus 2 pp of maps. Dust jacket art by Jacqueline Schuman.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, missing front endpaper but otherwise good condition, tight and clean in a near fine unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79369
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  • Seth, Vikram (illustrated by Jane Ray)
    ARION AND THE DOLPHIN

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Orion, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Seth's first children's book, based on the libretto which he wrote for the opera of the same title. A retelling of a legend from ancient Greece, about a boy musician and his friendship with a dolphin, in a mixture of prose and poetry. A wise book that both adults and children will delight in, beautifully illustrated in full color by Jane Ray. Large format. ISBN: 1-85881-0485.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 29692
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  • Seth, Vikram (illustrated by Jane Ray)
    ARION AND THE DOLPHIN

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Seth's first children's book, based on the libretto which he wrote for the opera of the same title. A retelling of a legend from ancient Greece in a mixture of prose and poetry, illustrated in full color by Jane Ray. Large format.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 6728
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